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May 16, 2023

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 5.14.2023 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  With a big 2.48 lead-in from an afternoon NBA PLAYOFFS game, AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS jumped 0.24 to 0.73, and AMERICAN IDOL was up 0.15 to 0.92.  A SUPERSTAR special was at 0.32. 

CBS:  60 MINUTES dropped 0.06 to 0.42, THE EQUALIZER slipped 0.02 to 0.40, the series finale of EAST NEW YORK lost 0.03 to 0.30, and NCIS: LA was down 0.08 to 0.25.

NBC:  Following reruns at 0.20/0.14, THE BLACKLIST was down 0.02 to 0.15.

FOX:  After a rerun at 0.09, THE SIMPSONS shed 0.02 to 0.22, GREAT NORTH ticked down to 0.17, BOB’S BURGERS dropped 0.06 to 0.21, and HOUSEBROKEN was down 0.03 to 0.15.

CW:  Reruns at 0.01/0.04/0.03.

TELEMUNDO:  TOP CHEF VIP was at 0.17, and a soccer match was at 0.33.

UNIVISION:  AQUI Y AHORA fell 0.07 to 0.10, followed by a movie at 0.17, and TAL PARA CUAL at 0.11.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  On HBO, SUCCESSION ticked up to 0.20, BARRY lost 0.02 to 0.05, SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE was at 0.02 and 100-FOOT WAVE was at 0.02.  Hallmark’s RIDE gained 0.02 to 0.10.  The season premiere of AMC’s FEAR THE WALKING DEAD was at 0.09, down 0.06 from the Spring 2022 premiere.  Adult Swim’s ROYAL CRACKERS dropped 0.04 to 0.08.  On Showtime, YELLOWJACKETS ticked down to 0.03, and the finale of WACO: THE AFTERMATH was steady at 0.02. 

On ESPN, the NHL PLAYOFFS game was at 0.60, and MLB SUNDAY NIGHT was at 0.47.  Fox Sports 1’s NASCAR race was at 0.43.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.37/0.36 compared to last week’s 0.31 (after-show down 0.05 to 0.14), and MATCH ME ABROAD was at 0.17.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA slipped 0.02 to 0.26, and SUMMER HOUSE was at 0.12.  Discovery’s NAKED & AFRAID climbed 0.04 to 0.23.  USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE matches were at 0.23/0.17.  TBS’s THE CUBE was at 0.14.  On A&E, WWE’S MOST WANTED TREASURES was at 0.14/0.08 compared to last week’s 0.11, and STONE COLD TAKES AMERICA was down 0.02 to 0.07.  On Food Network, CIAO HOUSE gained 0.03 to 0.13, and ALEX VS AMERICA was up 0.02 to 0.12.  ID’s VERY SCARY PEOPLE was at 0.12/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.12.  Paramount’s BAR RESCUE was at 0.11.  On HGTV, HOME TOWN TAKEOVER fell 0.07 to 0.11, and FIX MY FRANKENHOUSE was down 0.05 to 0.09. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday May 14, 2023 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NHL CONF SEMIFINALS L: VEGAS/EDMONTON ESPN 10:16 PM 147 0.60 1,650
2 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        L: ST. LOUIS/BOSTON ESPN 7:00 PM 196 0.47 1,767
3 NASCAR CUP SERIES L: DARLINGTON FOX SPORTS 1 3:03 PM 218 0.43 2,689
4 90 DAY FIANCE: OTHER WAY TLC 8:00 PM 61 0.37 1,554
5 90 DAY FIANCE TOW: TELL A TLC 9:01 PM 59 0.36 1,634
6 NASCAR CUP POST L FOX SPORTS 1 6:41 PM 34 0.31 1,712
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.26 738
8 NAA: LAST ONE STANDING: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 122 0.23 1,382
9 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BRIGHTON/ARSENAL USA NETWORK 11:27 AM 134 0.23 652
10 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 12:43 AM 92 0.21 521
11 SUCCESSION HBO PRIME 9:01 PM 65 0.20 746
12 NHL PLAYOFFS            L ESPN2 10:00 PM 19 0.18 624
13 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.18 469
14 NASCAR 75 FOX SPORTS 1 7:15 PM 58 0.18 913
15 MATCH ME ABROAD TLC 10:00 PM 68 0.17 776
16 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER CITY/EVERTON USA NETWORK 8:54 AM 135 0.17 517
17 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 435
18 90 DAY OTHER WAY: PILLOW TLC 11:08 PM 52 0.14 676
19 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 1:30 PM 93 0.14 884
20 CUBE, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.14 480
21 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 11:09 AM 18 0.14 394
22 BSBL TONIGHT: SUN CTDWN L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 394
23 WWE MOST WANTED TREASURES A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.14 394
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 386
25 CIAO HOUSE FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.13 782
26 E:60 ESPN 12:00 PM 30 0.13 378
27 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 361
28 FUT-ES-CHIVA-SU-TEL-UNVSO: GUADALAJARA VS. ATLAS UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 137 0.12 271
29 ALEX VS AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.12 633
30 VERY SCARY PEOPLE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.12 671
31 SUMMER HOUSE: MARTHA VYD BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.12 339
32 BAR RESCUE PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 60 0.11 398
33 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.11 675
34 HOME TOWN TAKEOVER HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.11 1,190
35 VALERIES HOME COOKING FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.11 726
36 VERY SCARY PEOPLE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.10 740
37 RIDE HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,041
38 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 12:58 PM 109 0.10 662
39 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 303
40 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 1:41 PM 19 0.10 308
41 FIX MY FRANKENHOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.09 816
42 WHOLE STORY WITH ANDERSON CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.09 596
43 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 72 0.09 556
44 ROYAL CRACKERS ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 30 0.08 159
45 WWE MOST WANTED TREASURES A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.08 288
46 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY: UNFINISHED BUSINESS ESPN 12:30 PM 120 0.08 256
47 LIGA MX SUN: QF: TOLUCA / TIGRES TUDN 1:31 PM 157 0.08 185
48 LA LIGA    L: ESPANYOL/FC BARCELONA ESPN DEPORTES 2:55 PM 126 0.08 187
49 HOUSE HUNTERS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.08 742
50 WICKED TUNA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 450
51 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 54 0.07 210
52 STONE COLD TAKES AMERICA A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 64 0.07 277
53 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.07 751
54 WICKED TUNA SNAPS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 353
55 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.07 512
56 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 425
57 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.07 240
58 LA LIGA    L: ESPANYOL/FC BARCELONA ESPN 2:53 PM 127 0.06 154
59 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 443
60 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 580
61 LOUISIANA LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 61 0.06 357
62 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 90 0.06 175
63 VIOLENT MINDS:KILLER TAPE OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.06 272
64 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.06 1,065
65 SUNDAY NIGHT IN AMERICA. FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,222
66 AFTERNOON BASEBALL/JIP MLB NETWORK 4:46 PM 99 0.05 219
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.05 495
68 NBA PLAYOFFS-CONF SEMIS L ESPN DEPORTES 5:01 PM 65 0.05 109
69 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.05 1,171
70 WILD FISH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 230
71 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 478
72 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 866
73 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 646
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 325
75 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-5R1R11H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.05 253
76 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 891
77 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.05 702
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.05 439
79 ESPN FC   L ESPN 2:30 PM 23 0.05 151
80 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.05 505
81 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.05 1,317
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 451
83 ESPNU SELECTION SPECIAL L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.05 236
84 2010S CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.05 351
85 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 1,436
86 BARRY HBO PRIME 10:09 PM 31 0.05 232
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 380
88 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.05 346
89 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN TUDN 4:08 PM 52 0.04 111
90 $100,000 PYRAMID, THE GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.04 368
91 INSIDE WITH JEN PSAKI MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 732
92 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 423
93 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.04 781
94 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.04 864
95 X GAMES ESPN 5:00 PM 60 0.04 92
96 BIG SUNDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 722
97 X GAMES ESPN2 10:19 PM 41 0.04 108
98 FEAR TWD BONUS AMC 7:48 PM 72 0.04 410
99 COLLEGE BASEBALL        L: PENN STATE/NEBRASKA ESPN2 12:00 PM 157 0.04 134
100 WWE MOST WANTED TREASURES A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.04 107
101 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.04 1,029
102 LEGUIZAMO DOES AMERICA MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 447
103 EDGE OF THE EARTH CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.04 256
104 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.04 304
105 ESPNU SELECTION SPECIAL L ESPN2 8:00 PM 60 0.04 144
106 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 564
107 FUTBOL ESTEL CHIVAS EXTRA UNIVERSO 11:17 PM 25 0.03 80
108 ALEX WITT REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 534
109 MEHDI HASAN SHOW MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 477
110 POP TV MOVIES: MEAN GIRLS POP 2:00 PM 150 0.03 99
111 AYMAN MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.03 560
112 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 420
113 YELLOWJACKETS S2 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:02 PM 59 0.03 165
114 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.03 434
115 SOTZ: WORLD ANIMAL DAYS NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.03 198
116 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 431
117 RAVENS HOME DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.03 85
118 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: ATL AT TOR/CIN AT MIA MLB NETWORK 1:37 PM 189 0.03 143
119 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.03 965
120 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.03 541
121 GOLF CENTRAL PREGAME GOLF CHANNEL 11:53 AM 65 0.03 184
122 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 375
123 MOTORHEAD GARAGE TV MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.03 146
124 PO CENTRAL POSTGAME NBA-TV 6:09 PM 116 0.02 107
125 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 12:03 AM 59 0.02 272
126 AMERICA IN BLACK BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.02 152
127 MLB TONIGHT SUNDAY MLB NETWORK 6:25 PM 95 0.02 119
128 SYMONE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.02 366
129 JUGADA, LA LF SUN TUDN 12:00 AM 45 0.02 52
130 BASSMASTER ELITE L: 5:LAY LAKE-SUN FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 AM 330 0.02 143
131 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: LA GALAXY/SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 PM 150 0.02 66
132 LPGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 5:50 PM 105 0.02 254
133 HIGHWAY THRU HELL THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.02 259
134 WACO: THE AFTERMATH SHOWTIME PRIME 10:05 PM 51 0.02 123
135 CORNHOLE ESPN2 9:00 PM 60 0.02 88
136 JUGADA, LA LF SUN B TUDN 12:45 AM 15 0.02 33
137 LA LIGA    L: VALLADOLID/SEVILLA ESPN DEPORTES 12:15 PM 136 0.02 54
138 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.02 176
139 SOTZ: WORLD ANIMAL DAYS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.02 212
140 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 11:00 PM 60 0.02 48
141 SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE HBO PRIME 10:41 PM 27 0.02 153
142 100 FOOT WAVE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 52 0.02 83
143 MOTOGP CNBC 3:00 PM 90 0.02 81
144 HEAVY RESCUE: 401 THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.02 184
145 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.02 385
146 SPORTSCENTER EVENING  L ESPN DEPORTES 6:06 PM 54 0.02 48
147 TEN STEPS TO DISASTER SMITHSONIAN 9:00 PM 60 0.02 92
148 CHAMPIONS TOUR: REGIONS TRADITION GOLF CHANNEL 2:47 PM 183 0.02 137
149 FUTBOL ESTEL CHIVAS EXTRA UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.02 39
150 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 102

 

 

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Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.